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Tag: "Marcus Collins"

Reggie Spearman steps up; Dominic Alvis out again

[ 0 ] November 5, 2013

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Linebacker Marcus Collins was dismissed from the Iowa football team last week, and his departure has moved true freshman Reggie Spearman into the two-deeps behind Anthony Hitchens. “He’s growing and doing a good job on special teams, and then we’re carving out a little something for him on that third-down package, […]

Hawkeye linebacker arrested for OWI, dismissed from team

[ 0 ] November 1, 2013

An Iowa linebacker was arrested for drunken driving early today after Iowa City Police stopped his vehicle for driving without taillights at 1:06 a.m. Marcus Zachary Collins, 21, of 708 Iowa Ave., a 6-foot, 220-pound linebacker from Yeadon, Pa., was charged with first offense drunken driving and nonpayment of a fine on a driving under […]

Iowa football: An analysis of the linebackers

[ 0 ] August 15, 2013

For LeVar Woods, the transition is complete. He took the final steps in his journey from player to coach last season, assuming responsibility for a developing group of Iowa linebackers. “I feel a ton better than I did last year,” Woods said. “Feel more prepared, not as nervous going into a meeting or a practice. […]

The Hawkeye defense could be exceptional in at least one area

[ 0 ] April 12, 2013

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Ask James Morris about the legacy his class has left on the Iowa football program, and he doesn’t mince words. “If we’re being completely honest and objective here, I don’t think we can say it’s been a particularly strong one,” the senior-to-be linebacker said. “That’s being brutally honest.” The Hawkeyes went […]

Notebook: Prater’s blown coverage ‘shameful’

[ 2 ] October 18, 2011

Prater was fooled by Wildcats substitutions; update on Iowa LB injuries; Ferentz on NFL handshake controversy.

Changes on defense help Hawks to win

[ 1 ] September 17, 2011

There were issues, but personnel changes on defense made for a marked improvement.